Data Breaches

An Oregon health insurance exchange (HIE) has had 18 security breaches in the last six months, with the most recent one occurring more »

Over a period of approximately three years, a “small number” of laptops have gone missing from ambulances in the Dallas area. The more »

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) announced earlier this week that a laptop containing protected health information (PHI) of more »

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) is facing more legal action resulting from its data breach that affected 4.5 million patients, as patient more »

UC Davis Health System announced that it discovered a provider’s email had been compromised by an unknown source on September 26, breaching 1,326 more »

Data breaches are something that the healthcare industry is continuously working to prevent. However, computer hackers and malware attacks are often the more »

Cone Health of Greensboro, N.C. has alerted 2,076 Southeastern Heart and Vascular Center patients that their data was compromised as a result more »

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio has alerted 4,000 veterans that their personal data had been exposed as a more »

Nearly two years after Alere Home Monitoring, Inc. reported that an employee’s password-protected laptop was stolen from their car and 116,000 patients’ data more »

Touchstone Medical Imaging, LLC has sent out notices to some patients treated prior to August of 2012 that it learned on May more »

The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles announced an unencrypted laptop theft that compromised at least more than 500 patients’ data in more »

The Ponemon Institute’s Second Annual Study on Data Breach Preparedness gauged 567 cross-vertical executives’ confidence in their organizations’ ability to respond to more »

A former Flowers Hospital lab technician was indicted in early September on charges that he stole eight patients’ protected health information (PHI) more »

Social security numbers and credit card numbers are often thought of as key pieces of information for thieves to have in terms more »

Owensboro Medical Practice is currently conducting an internal investigation into a data breach that exposed 3,000 patients’ data. There are conflicting reports more »

The American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA) released its Breach Management Toolkit earlier in 2014 and will offer a session on how to more »

More details surrounding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hurried HealthCare.gov launch last fall are emerging. The most recent, Rep. more »

International hackers are moving up to the top of healthcare organizations’ concern lists, and those fears are beginning to be applied to more »

In addition to another patient lawsuit seeking damages as a result of the Community Health Systems, Inc. data breach that impacted 4.5 more »

BOSTON – Medical identity theft, fraud and negligence are prevalent healthcare data breaches these days because of the integration of financial data more »

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center recently announced its third data breach in two years, according to local10.com. The most recent breach exposed more »

BOSTON – Boston Children’s Hospital was fairly quiet about its run-in last spring with the hacktivist group Anonymous until recently, but now it more »

William Jennings Bryan Dorn Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center has been hit with yet another lawsuit following a health data breach. On July more »

BOSTON – Front-page data breaches and organizations being forced to pay millions in federal fines certainly have not gone unnoticed among providers more »

The healthcare industry is in the middle of a revolutionary shift toward widespread utilization of electronic health records (EHRs). This change has more »

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